Treasure-Hunting in the Archives Turns Up a Diamond in the Rough
In preparation for a researcher who was visiting the American Law Institute Archives, I was reviewing some Executive Director files when I came across the following letter, excerpted here:
Who’s it from?
Fortunately, the discovery of important documents like this letter from FDR isn’t a total game of chance in the ALI Archives. Whether it was the work of the former Archivist, or the efforts of a savvy Dean Lewis, this and other letters from the late president are in a folder labeled “Original Letters/Presidents.” If you’re interested in taking a look at this or any other correspondence between Lewis and President Roosevelt, contact me to schedule an appointment in the Archives.